This is a partial listing of the Advisories to Heads of Fire Departments issued by the State Fire Marshal from 1997-2011 that are still useful and relevant, but not a comprehensive listing of all the advisories that were issued.  For more information please contact the Fire Safety Division of the Department of Fire Services at (978) 567-3375 or email Paul Vigneau.

12/01/2011
Carbon Dioxide Used in Soda Filling Areas pdf format of 20111101_advisory_carbon_dioxide_soda_fill
11/01/2011
Prohibited Use of Antifreeze in Certain Fire Sprinkler Systems pdf format of 20110801_antifreeze_prohibition.pdf
08/01/2011
Reporting School Fires pdf format of 20110801_schools_reporting_of_fires.pdf
08/01/2011
Chemical Suicide pdf format of 20110601_chemical_suicide.pdf
06/01/2011
MA Fire Department Response to EMS Calls & MVA's pdf format of 20110601_ma_fire_dept_resp_ to_ems_calls_and_mva_s
file size 2MB06/01/2011
Services Available through On-Site Academy pdf format of 20110101_on_site_academy_services.pdf
01/01/2011
Novelty Lighters pdf format of 20101101_novelty_lighters.pdf
11/01/2010
Outdoor Wood Fired Boilers and Outdoor Wood Burning Devices pdf format of 20101101_outdoor_wood_boilers_and_devices.pdf
11/01/2010
The Bomb Bill pdf format of 20100808_the_bomb_bill.pdf
08/03/2010
Compact Fluorescent Lights pdf format of 030110_compact_flourescent_lights_cfls.pdf
03/01/2010
Cigarette Fire Memo & Checklist pdf format of 021010_cigarette_fire_memo_and_checklist.pdf
02/10/2010
Amendments to M.G.L. c. 148, s. 26 G pdf format of Amendments to M.G.L. c. 148, s. 26 G
11/01/2009
UST Transition Information pdf format of UST transition Information
07/01/2009
FAQS About the MA UST Program's Move from DFS to MassDEP pdf format of FAQS About the MA UST Program's Move from DFS...
/01/2009
MA UST Program -Transition Fact Sheer pdf format of MA UST Program - Transition Fact Sheet
07/01/2009
Reporting Requirements MGL c148-4 pdf format of Compliance Desk Coverage - Office of the State...
07/01/2009

Official Interpretation of Sprinklerfitter License Requirement pdf format of Official Interpretation of Sprinklerfitter...

Unofficial Copy of Administrative Ruling - M.G.L. c. 146 section 81 Attachment pdf format of Unofficial Copy of Administrative Ruling -...

12/01/2008
Itzagascan pdf format of Itzagascan
10/01/2008
Gas Station TV (R) pdf format of Gas Station TV®
09/05/2008
Cigarette Fire Investigation Checklist and MFIRS pdf format of Cigarette Fire Investigation Checklist and MFIRS
03/01/2008

Administrative Order - 6/2007 Fire Sprinkler Recall pdf format of Administrative Order - 6/2007 Fire Sprinkler...

CPSC Announces Globe Fire Sprinkler Recall pdf format of CPSC Announces Globe Fire Sprinkler Recall
file size 2MB

Property Owner Response Form pdf format of Globe Fire Sprinkler Recall - Property Owner...

08/01/2007
Certain Composite Propane Cylinders To Be Removed From Service pdf format of Certain Composite Propane Cylinders To Be...
07/01/2007
Wind Chill Index pdf format of Wind Chill Index
01/25/2007
Fireground Rehabilitation Guidelines - Cold Weather pdf format of Fireground Rehabilitation Guidelines - Cold...
01/25/2007

Heroin-Fentanyl related fatal and non-fatal overdoses

12/15/2006
Revocation of License 11/01/2006

Sober Housing Corporation - ASAB Case of Interest

08/01/2006

Fire Safety Act - Inspection Requirement for Liquor Establishments

12/01/2005
Chapter 123 of the Acts of 2005 - Nicole's Law pdf format of Fire Extinguisher Recall
12/01/2005
Highlights of S.2152 Nicole s Bill 11/09/2005
Fire and Explosion Investigation Section (F&EIS) 04/01/2005

Licensed Sprinkler Contractors

09/01/2004

Dangerous Buildings

07/29/2004

Chemical Reaction Bombs

09/10/2003

Voluntary Compliance of State Fire Code in State Owned Buildings

01/07/2002
Attorney General Opinion on Fire Code Application to State Buildings01/24/2001

Facsimile or Hoax Bomb Legislation

01/24/2001

Requirement for School Evacuation/Multi-Hazard Plans

09/11/2000
DFS Advisories 2012 - present